Test Engineer

Calnetix is a growing engineering and manufacturing company located in Southern California.  We are making a positive contribution to society and the environment by helping to change the way the world harvests and utilizes energy.  We enable OEMs across a wide range of industries to enhance and differentiate their current products and to innovate toward creating new products and markets.  In partnership with OEMs, we utilize our innovative, high-speed motor generator technologies to help meet industry demand for more energy-efficient products that reduce energy consumption, reduce harmful emissions and enhance energy security.

We are currently seeking a Test Engineer with a technical background, who has the desire and capability to test, commission and support products both on-site and in the field. The job will require prototype testing of machines, power electronics, magnetic bearing systems and integrated systems for development and repeat projects.  The Test Engineer also will represent company in the field, lead commissioning and off-site support efforts, and meet with customers to understand their facility, applications and products.


  • Write test plans with engineering inputs, execute prototype test plans, document and publish test reports

  • Coordination with internal teams for product testing related to engineering, production and manufacturing efforts

  • Commissioning of electromechanical prototypes and repeat projects at customer facilities including installation support, diagnosis, data collection and dissemination to all internal teams

  • Communication and coordination with customer/stakeholders on field service and support matters

  • Diagnostics of commissioned equipment at customer sites and attending to customer requests for support through phone, email or personal support at site

  • Test, diagnostics and field support reporting both internal and external

  • Create and maintain shipped product database

  • Manage and maintain primary testing lab, including equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, safety, organization and cleanliness

  • Evaluate options, propose solutions and make decisions when required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Engineering Degree (Mechanical/Electrical) with 5 years of experience desirable

  • Ability to read schematics, engineering blueprints and technical data sheets

  • Ability to use data acquisition and diagnostic instrumentation – oscilloscopes, power meters, spectrum analyzers, common electrical meters

  • Hands-on experience with rotating machinery and variable frequency drives is a plus

  • System integration experience, specifically with electro-mechanical systems, is a plus

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Comfort in technical communication required for customer support and training

Disclaimer - Description stated above, may not contain all of the actual skills requirements and/or abilities that are required of this position

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